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The Regulatory Coordinator II prepares and submits protocols and supporting documents to regulatory bodies such as PRMC, IRB, and IACUC. This role submits continuations, amendments, responds to questions, generates reports, and maintains research files and documentation involving the regulatory requirements for the study/clinical trial. Other duties include, representing Cedars-Sinai when meeting with pharmaceutical companies, collaborating during weekly team meetings, and working with other staff to ensure all documentation and requirements are met and current. The incumbent may coordinate strategies for improving efficiency, action plans to improve quality, and mentor team members.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares and submits protocols and supporting documents to internal or external regulatory bodies.
Submits study continuations and amendments as needed to maintain compliance with regulatory and institutional requirements.
Responds to all questions from the IRB or IACUC related to the regulatory aspects of the study.
Establishes and maintains critical documentation pertaining to regulatory requirements for clinical trials.
Meets with monitors from pharmaceutical companies and represents the medical center during these meetings.
Works with the clinical trial coordinator, research staff, and investigators to ensure that all regulatory documents for the research studies are current.
Participates in weekly research team meetings and updates staff and investigators on the status of regulatory submission and amendments.
May plan and coordinate strategies to improve existing standard operating procedures related to regulatory affairs.
Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
Participates in required training and education programs.
Department and/or Unit Specific - Essential Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for drafting Informed Consent Forms (ICFs)/HIPAA(s) and completing the IRB application for clinical trials.
Facilitates IRB comments and requested revisions during IRB review of new study application and other IRB submissions.
Responsible for completing study amendments, continuing reviews, and reporting protocol deviations and safety reports to the IRB in a timely manner.
May attend Disease Research Group(s) (DRGs) meetings.
May provide training, mentorship and/or support to junior staff to ensure adequate regulatory compliance and critically evaluate incoming requests or issues.
Assist in maintenance of regulatory-related internal tracking databases and filing systems. Assist in compilation of regulatory-related metrics for use by senior management.
Ensure all necessary forms are submitted to the trial sponsor and IRB. Other duties as assigned by senior management.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.